10 Most Interesting Buildings You Won’t Believe Exist
Posted on February 16th, 2012 in Latest | 1 Comment » |
These houses may seem unimaginable, but they do exist in places far away from the bustling and hustling of crowded cities.
Bolwoningen Houses, Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
In the late 70s, the Dutch government experimented with a subsidies housing unit that would make it to any list of architectural blunders. The houses were made up of bizarre-looking spheres with UFO like windows around each house. The average house measures 18 feet (5.4 meters) across in length.
The UFO House, Sanjhih, Taiwan
The UFO Houses started out as a resort project, but got abandoned in the process. The locals call it UFO houses because of it’s extra-terrestrial design.
Crazy Hills of San Francisco
This photo was taken in Russian Hill, San Francisco, CA by Håkan Dahlström using a Canon EOS 5D Mark II.
Gravity Defying House, New Guinea
These dwelling tree-house can typically be found in the Korowai tribe area of New Guinea. Some tree house can be as high up as 165 feet (50 meters) in the air.
Sidewalk Egg House
Chinese architect Dai Haifei was fed up with China’s soaring housing prices so he decided to built himself a small egg-shaped mobile house. The total cost of the mini pod was $964.
Smallest House in the world
It’s 7ft wide, 47ft long, and cost £110,000. It’s located in Toronto, Canada.
Free Spirit Spheres, British Columbia, Canada
These dangling wooden spheres may look like something that attracts children, but they were actually design for adults as stated on the owner’s website. The spheres are hung using a web of ropes on solid surfaces such as tree, cliff, bridge, or a large rock. On average, it cost roughly $200 USD to stay in one of these spheres per night.
Upside-Down House, Syzmbark, Poland
Backwards on the outside, but fully livable on the inside. The house was designed by a Polish philanthropist, Daniel Czapiewski, whom wanted to send a profound statement about the Communist era and the state of the world.
Single Hausz (Billboard House)
Inspired by a city billboard, this portable house can be mounted almost anywhere. It can be constructed in landscape conditions such as forest, sea, lake, mountain, or in the middle of a bustling city.
The Crooked House, Sopot, Poland
The Crooked House was built in Sopot, Poland between Jan 2003 and Dec 2003. The house was created based on the famous fairytale illustrations of Jan Marcin Szancer and the drawings of Jan Marcin Szancer and Per Dahlberg.
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